Definition: This entry gives the average annual number of deaths during a year per 1,000 population at midyear; also known as crude death rate. The death rate, while only a rough indicator of the mortality situation in a country, accurately indicates the current mortality impact on population growth. This indicator is significantly affected by age distribution, and most countries will eventually show a rise in the overall death rate, in spite of continued decline in mortality at all ages, as declining fertility results in an aging population.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Death rate map
Report finds highest suicide rate world in Guyana, a country haunted by link to cult deaths
FOX News - 10/14/2014 4:33:27 AM
LESBEHOLDEN, Guyana – The young man responds all too easily when asked whether he knows anyone who has committed suicide in his village, a sleepy cluster of homes and rum shops surrounded by vast brown fields of rice awaiting harvest. Less than a year ...
Death penalty statistics 2013: country by country
theguardian.com - 3/27/2014 9:00:28 AM
The report documents executions in 22 countries in 2013 ... China executed more people than the rest of the world put together- but as data on the use of the death penalty is considered a state secret, no exact numbers are recorded in the report.
World Bioabsorbable Stents Industry
The Street - 2/25/2015 1:04:26 AM
Global Population Statistics for the 65+ Age Group(2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16Table 8: Life Expectancy by Select Countries: 2013 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-17Rising Middle Class Population Aids Growth II-17Table 9: World ...
US surpasses other industrialized countries in infant death rate
World Socialist Web Site - 5/9/2013 3:36:40 PM
While only one percent of the world’s newborn deaths occur in industrialized countries ... The US is not alone in rising infant mortality rates among the developed countries. Canada and Switzerland rank second and third in first-day mortality rates ...
Death Rate From Virus More Than Doubles, Varying Sharply by Country
New York Times - 4/21/2003 11:59:09 PM
Although the overall death rate, according to World Health Organization statistics, has hovered around 4 percent in the last three weeks, it has varied widely among the 26 countries, plus Hong Kong, with cases of the disease, known as SARS. When W.H.O ...
Gun Injuries, Deaths: Leading Medical Groups Work To Solve The Problem
Science World Report - 2/25/2015 6:29:32 PM
Statistics show that there are close to 300 million privately owned guns in the country ... in the world. The American Bar Assn. and the American Public Health Assn. also estimate that gun-related injuries are responsible for the deaths of 32,000 Americans ...
Toddler dies of measles in Berlin, first death in more than 570 cases in German capital
US News and World Report - 2/24/2015 11:38:32 PM
according to the World Health Organization. Most measles deaths are caused by complications associated with the disease. "There's a misconception that measles does not kill in developed countries, but it unfortunately still happens," said Dr. David Elliman ...
Indonesia is wrong: the death penalty is everyone’s business
THE CONVERSATION - 2/25/2015 1:28:54 PM
The way a country uses capital punishment is of global concern. When international human rights law was laid down in the wake of World War II, the world initially disagreed on whether the death penalty is a matter for the international legal system – but ...
Can we eradicate some of the world’s worst diseases by 2030?
The Verge - 2/25/2015 3:01:57 PM
the World Health Organization estimates that over 2 million people tested positive in 2013. That year, the rate of children who died before the age of five in sub-Saharan Africa was double that of the worldwide average. And conflicts in countries like ...
World Cup, Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, Live: Shakib, Mushfiqur try to revive Bangladesh
Firstpost - 2/26/2015 10:07:16 AM
Herath has dragged the run-rate down ... It's a World Cup game. It's going to be a pressure game for all of us." Bangladesh's 105-run win over Afghanistan may have been expected from a test-playing country against an associate nation, but captain Mashrafe ...
U.S. one of few countries with rise in maternal deaths
USA Today - 5/2/2014 12:21:09 PM
(Photo: Getty Images/Brand X) The United States is one of just eight countries in the world where deaths related to pregnancy ... at the University of Washington in Seattle. The maternal death rate per 100,000 U.S. women was 12.4 in 1990, 17.6 in 2003 ...
US Infant Mortality Rate Higher Than Other Wealthy Countries
The Huffington Post - 6/25/2012 12:06:49 PM
Infant mortality rate is defined as the number of deaths of infants one year or younger ... one of many metrics where the US used to be a world leader and has slipped in the last few decades. Other countries have identified leading practices that United ...
Shakira Wants to Shower Expectant Moms Around the World With Gifts—And You Can Help
Yahoo News - 2/26/2015 1:03:15 AM
with Angola being one of the most dangerous countries to be born. Its death rate was higher than 100 per 1,000 live births in 2013, according to the World Bank. Shakira's concerns inspired her to join forces with UNICEF for her first shower two years ago ...
Toddler dies of measles in Berlin, first death in outbreak
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 2/24/2015 10:12:38 PM
Although it's rare for measles to be fatal in developed countries, the disease remains one ... according to the World Health Organization. Most measles deaths are caused by complications associated with the disease. Measles is highly contagious and health ...
Top 10 Countries That Save The Most
Investopedia - 2/23/2015 11:54:02 PM
The country has large reserves of natural gas (world ranking ... (Related reading, see: Saudi Arabia: King Abdullah's Death and Oil's Fall.) The Republic of Azerbaijan has an average national savings rate of 43.39 percent of GDP. The $77.91 billion ...